The county of Gloucestershire located in The county of Gloucestershire located in South West England has long been a favourite of holiday travellers in Britain. Visitors can experience the picturesque beauty of the Cotswolds, with its limestone villages and verdant countryside, or explore the fascinating city of Gloucester itself, with its famous Gloucester Cathedral. Gloucestershire is the quintessential English county with more to offer than meets the eye. Rent a luxury cottage in Gloucestershire on your next trip to England for a memorable holiday in a lovely English county.
In the city of Gloucester, the 1,000-year old Gloucester Cathedral with its stunning stained glass windows and Gothic cloisters is popular with tourists. Tewkesbury, on the River Severn and River Avon, has a medieval abbey dating to the Norman period. Also popular with visitors to the county is the regency spa town of Cheltenham, which is surrounded by public parklands and well-maintained landscape design. Explore the innovations of the 20th century at the Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection at Bourton-on-the-Water. At the edge of the Forest of Dean is the still-operating Perrygrove Railway. When renting a self-catering luxury cottage rental, the stress of meeting pre-planned obligations is eliminated. Take the hassle out of sightseeing by renting a cottage in Gloucestershire.
For outdoor cycling, hiking and walking, the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley are popular destinations. Journey the Gloucestershire countryside by way of the Dean Valley Railway. Covering 50 square miles of ancient woodland, the national park hosts a butterfly house and a forest canopy with zip-wires. More wildlife adventure can be enjoyed at the International Centre for Birds of Prey at Newent and at Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Trust. The latter was the vision of the renowned naturalist Sir Peter Scott; the site is a conservation project, serving to attract significant populations of ducks, geese and swans annually.
Luxury cottages in the UK offer visitors to England an exceptional holiday stay. Book a short-term holiday residence in Gloucestershire for your next holiday to Great Britain, and take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy a true English countryside break. Our luxury cottages are conveniently located near to major airports and bus and train transportation hubs. Reserve 5-star luxury cottages, luxury cottages with hot tubs and luxury cottages by the sea. We have over 1,000 luxury cottages to choose from across the UK, as well as Ireland, France and Italy.
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